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science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> the markets are truly sandwiched between politics and the economy. the debate last night, a lot of data today and tomorrow including the jobs number. and the opening bell. the s&p 500 at the top of your screen over the big board, steelcase, maker of business furniture. you might be sitting on some right now, celebrating its 100th anniversary over at the nasdaq. net element international, a mobile commerce and payment processing company celebrating its ipo today. and jim, there have been several of those, although, as we saw from lifelock, not all of them going the way the companies had wished. >> no, it's interesting, this company that's becoming public, it is a terrific household name. they make a lot of plastics that we all use, hard plastics is really their major initiative. plastic uses a lot of natural gas, which means that the margins should be going up. nobody cares. >> yeah, it priced below the range. bery is the ticker. it debuts here on the stock exchange. meantime, hewlett-packard, hitting another new low, down 1.5%. we di
dwet into it, how do you judge the brand science. >> you look at the proportion of the earnings to the brand. put a number on how important is this brand to the economic power of the company. >> i'm saying now revealing it, why is coke number one and not apple? >> coca-cola, i mean, one thing about brands is that they are not just a measure of what's going on now. they are a view into the future as well. the thing about coca-cola that you can't deny, 100-year-plus history of consistently delivering great product and relevant brand to people. apple -- as far as apple is concerned, we know they're doing great right now, but there's concerns about what might happen in the near future with the loss of steve jobs. >> i understand why you're so focused on brands, because brands is what you do. you advertise companies. they pay you money to make their brand bigger. actually in a world in which we're connecting over the internet where i care if my coffee maker is purchasable on amazon rather than the brand of that coffee maker is what you do for a living becomes less relevant? >> i'd sa
things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> four years after the financial crisis overrun by regulation, is wall street still rolling the dice when it comes to risk taking? we are reporting on the game of risk at america's biggest banks all day, and this time around how citigroup attended a turn-around after $60 billion in unforeseen mortgage losses severely damaged the bank. kate, i understand you spoke with citi's cro, brian leach. >> that's right. what he's done is interesting, if any bank had become a poster child during the crisis, it was is your honorly citi. they lost $60 billion due to ill-conceived mortgage investments. this put the bank out of business prompting multiple tax bailouts, which i'm sure you remember. he overall liquidation of capital investments. he's replaced 11 of 13 people who reported to him when he first took the job. he's also added a hong kong base, which they haven't had before. he made it so the bank can engage risk exposure around the world by product, so for example it can add up the global real est
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